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Mark Melancon Sportswriter Tweet Stream

Reported by Rob Biertempfel: Pittsburgh Tribune, Pirates Beat Writer
>> Posted at 11:24 pm EDT, Mon, July 22nd, 2013
Retroactive Mark Melancon updates from 9:44 pm EDT to 11:24 pm EDT

Pittsburgh Tribune's Rob Biertempfel tweeted "Mark Melancon becomes Pirates closer while Jason Grilli (forearm discomfort) is out". Pittsburgh Post Gazette's Michael Sanserino also tweeted: I don't believe Mark Melancon is available tonight. He pitched back-to-back outings. Looks like Tony Watson is up in the Pirates bullpen.


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Rob Biertempfel, Pittsburgh Tribune, Pirates Beat Writer
Thoughts on beanballs, @jhay_da_man adjustments, Alvarez at first and Melancon on mound t.co/Zck0GuAPVn t.co/zaXknprGWf
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Rob Biertempfel, Pittsburgh Tribune, Pirates Beat Writer
#Pirates Hurdle backs Melancon: “Maybe his sword's not as sharp, but he's still got a sword and it will still cut.” t.co/cN6g2fjoqc
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Pittsburgh Pirates, Offical Twitter Account
You Can #RAISEIT! Melancon closes it out and your Bucs get the 4-1 W! t.co/JSKpYH0Spq
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Rob Biertempfel, Pittsburgh Tribune, Pirates Beat Writer
Melancon in to face #Dbacks 7-8-9 hitters.
@BiertempfelTrib | | 3d
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Melancon's cutters: 89, 88, 88, 88, 87. Velo still down 3-5 ticks
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Mark Melancon's first cutter: 89. Popped up to right.
@Sawchik_Trib | | 5d
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Mark Gonzales, Chicago Tribune, White Sox Beat Writer
Melancon to face Castillo, Russell and Coghlan in the 9th with a 1-run lead.
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Carrie Muskat, MLB.com, Cubs Beat Writer
Melancon now in for #Pirates in 9th. #Cubs trail 5-4
@CarrieMuskat | | 5d
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Pirates take one-run lead into the ninth. Melancon storms out from bullpen gates.
@Sawchik_Trib | | 5d
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NBCSports.com, MLB News and Updates
#Pirates sticking with Mark Melancon at closer despite 8.53 ERA, drop in velocity t.co/ZSdgCmSUTh
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Rotoworld.com, News and Updates
Pirates sticking with Mark Melancon at closer t.co/nZIoKtNi09
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Hurdle also said he believes Melancon's velocity will improve. Noted Tony Watson's was down this spring
@Sawchik_Trib | | 5d
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Clint Hurdle said Mark Melancon is not available tonight but will remain in closer role
@Sawchik_Trib | | 5d
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Will Graves, Associated Press, Sportswriter
"What's the drop in velocity? I don't pay attention to that." Might be time to start for Mark Melancon t.co/HO0HPhX50p
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Buster Olney, ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
Mark Melancon’s average fastball velocity, according to Pitchf/x: 2012 93.1, 2013 92.7, 2014 92.5, 2015 90.0.
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Will Graves, Associated Press, Sportswriter
Mark Melancon isn't worried about his velocity, just the results. Neither were great in 9-8 loss to Cubs: t.co/HO0HPhX50p
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Melancon said he is unaware of continued velocity decline
@Sawchik_Trib | | 6d
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Rob Biertempfel, Pittsburgh Tribune, Pirates Beat Writer
#Pirates Melancon yields three runs in 9-8 loss v #Cubs Video: t.co/k3Y7IyJ1mG Story: t.co/iObNy2qUm9 t.co/NWH4Qz3z2o
@BiertempfelTrib | | 6d
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Rob Biertempfel, Pittsburgh Tribune, Pirates Beat Writer
Hurdle says Melancon velo is down, but there is no injury. "We're working through some things."
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Travis Sawchik, Pittsburgh Tribune, Sportswriter
Hurdle on Melancon 'No injury ... We're watching tape, working through some things ... There's no crispness.'
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